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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
605 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MASSACHUSETTS...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON AFFECTING HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT SEVERAL POINTS.
THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RECEDING OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH
NO RAINFALL EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...A FLOOD STATEMENT PROVIDING THE LATEST INFORMATION
IN THIS FLOOD EVENT WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN THE NEXT 8 HOURS...OR
EARLIER IF NEEDED.

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN
RIVERS...STREAMS OR CULVERTS.  SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN
IMMINENT THREAT TO LIFE.



&&

MAC013-015-192205-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140420T0010Z/
/NHMM3.1.ER.140416T0645Z.140417T1045Z.140419T1810Z.NO/
605 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON.
* UNTIL THIS EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  5:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 112.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 112.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 112.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND
  NORTHAMPTON INCLUDING LOW LYING SECTIONS OF THE OXBOW. MINOR
  FLOODING AFFECTS HADLEY ALONG AQUA VITAE DRIVE.  IN HATFIELD...
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE LOWEST LYING SECTIONS...PRIMARILY
  FARMING INTERESTS OUTSIDE FLOOD DIKE PROTECTION.

$$



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